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Judith Katherine Wagoner, 75
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Mrs. Judith Katherine Wagoner, 75, of McMinnville died Tuesday, June 21, at Ascension Saint Thomas River Park Hospital in McMinnville. 

She was born June 11, 1947 in Aurora, Illinois, was a homemaker, served as a pastor’s wife at Tree of Life Fellowship Church in Shelbyville, and presently attended Pioneer Community Church in McMinnville, and worked alongside her husband doing mission work in Africa, Mexico, Central America, and across the United States. Judy loved flowers and previously owned and operated Judy’s Flowers in Smithville, was the greatest of cooks, and was a true people person who fit in with everyone everywhere she went touching their lives in many special ways. 

She was preceded in death by her parents Alexander Alawisha and Esther Adeline Carpenter Oldani and her brothers Ralph William Butler and Vernon Ray Butler.

Survivors include husband of 57 years Roger Wagoner with whom she spent 60 years of her life with, daughters Debbie Watkins and Dawn Pascual, grandchildren Raygan Presley (Shawna), Emily (Heath) Grubbs, and Levi Watkins, and great-grandchildren Kyliee Nowlin, Layla Presley, and Lincoln Grubbs due in September.  

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel with pastor Bradley Brown and pastor Roger Wagoner officiating. Interment will follow at Faulkner Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Judy Wagoner.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 24, 2022